RESUME

Education:                                                                                                                                                                             

2005      - EDGE – Program, Artist Trust, Seattle, Washington

2000      - BFA in painting, School of Art and Media, Tampere, Finland

1991      - MA in regional planning, University of Tampere, Finland      

 

Awards, Grants & Residencies:                                                                                                                                              

2018      - Individual Artist Fellowship Grant, North Dakota Council on the Art

2015      - Mänttä, Finland, organized by Serlachius Museums and Mänttä Art Festival

2015      - Travel Grant, Finnish Artists’ Association, Finland

2015      - Marbella, Spain organized by The Finnish Artists' Studio Foundation

2014      - Berlin, Germany organized by Tampere Artists’ Association, Finland

2014      - Professional Development Grant, North Dakota Council on the Art

2014      - Willapa Bay AiR, Oysterville, Washington

2013      - McCanna House, organized by North Dakota Museum of Art, North Dakota

2013      - Vermont Studio Centre, Johnson, Vermont

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions:                                                                                                                                      

2018      - Mercer Gallery, Monroe Community College, Rochester, New York

2014      - Third Street Gallery, Grand Forks, North Dakota

2013      - HoDo, Hotel Donaldson, Fargo, North Dakota

2011      - Third Street Gallery, Grand Forks, North Dakota

2010      - Governor’s Office, Bismarck, North Dakota

2008      - Gallery 63Eleven, Seattle, Washington

2003      - Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, Washington

2002      - Gallery Jangva, Helsinki, Finland

 

Selected Two and Three Artists Exhibitions:                                                                                                                          

2010      - Vanhan Raatihuoneen Galleria, Turku, Finland

2007      - Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, Washington

2004      - Karpeles Manuscript Library and Museum, Tacoma, Washington

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:                                                                                                                                   

2019        - UND Art Collections Gallery, Grand Forks, ND

                - University of Mary, Bismarck, ND

                - Invitational, Bismarck Art & Galleries Association, Bismarck, ND

                - Americas All Media 2019, Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, Minot, ND

                - Magnitude Seven, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio 

                - Invitational, Rourke Art Museum, Moorhead, MN 

                 - One Shot, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

2018        - Small Works 2018, Main Street Gallery, Clifton Springs, NY (Honorable Mention Award)

                - Magnitude Seven, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

                - Land and Sea, Main Street Gallery, Clifton Springs, NY (Juror’s choice Award)

                - Invitational, Rourke Art Museum, Moorhead, MN (3rd Place Award)

                 - Look Both Ways, Ecce Gallery, Fargo, ND

2017        - Small Works 2017, Main Street Galley, Clifton Springs, NY

                 - Fresh Painting, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

                 - Ecce- Gallery East, Park Rapids, Minnesota

                - Magnitude Seven, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

                 - Red River Watercolor Society, Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead, Minnesota

2014        - Represented by UpTown Gallery, Fargo, North Dakota until 2015 when closed

                - It’s All about Light, Corridor Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2012        - Art on the Plains XI, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota

2010        - Third Street Gallery, Grand Forks, North Dakota (also 2011)

2009        - North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota

                - Touring Exhibition, North Dakota Museum of Art, North Dakota

2008        - North Seattle Community College, Seattle, Washington

                - UpFront[art], Issaquah, Washington

                - Gallery 63Eleven, Seattle, Washington

2007        - BallardWorks, Seattle, Washington

                - UpFront[art], Issaquah, Washington

                - Gallery 63Eleven, Seattle, Washington

2006        - Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, Washington

                - Annual Juried Fine Art Competition, Kent, Washington

2005        - New York Fashion Academy’s Gallery, Seattle, Washington

                - Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, Washington

                - Northwest College of Art, Poulsbo, Washington

2004        - Gallery 63 Eleven, Seattle, Washington

                - The Jeffersons Arts Alliance and Port Townsend Arts Commissions 6th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Washington

                - ”3rd Recycled Art Show”, Seattle, Washington

                - Northwest College of Art, Poulsbo, Washington

2000        - Art Center Vapriikki, Tampere, Finland

                - Finnish Institute, Paris, France

                - Finnish Institute, Berlin, Germany

1999         - University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

                - White Gallery, Tampere, Finland

1998        - Gallery Nykyaika, Tampere, Finland

1997        - University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland

 

 

Selected Bibliography:                                                                                                                                                           

  • INPA 8, Manifest International Painting Annual, Manifest Press, 2018

  • Land & Sea, A National juried exhibition of landscapes and seascapes, Exhibition Catalog, Main Street Arts, 2018

  • North Dakota Museum of Art Auction Catalogue 2010-14, 2016-18

  • Plains Art Museum Spring Gala Catalogue 2012-15, 2018-19

  • Under The Dakota Sky, an exhibition Celebrating 125 Years of Statehood Catalogue, 2014

  • Gary Faigin, Art Review “Pirjo Berg: New Works at Gallery 6311 in Ballard”, April 17th 2008, KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio, Sound Focus, 94.9 MHz, NPR

  • Tessa Papas (compiled), “Maximalism, Art at the Hotel Max, Seattle”, Chetwynd Stapylton, Portland, Oregon, 2005

            

 

Selected Public Collections:                                                                                                                                                   

              - Monroe Community College, Rochester, New York

              - Sunshine Hospitality Home, Altru Health System, Grand Forks, North Dakota

              - University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota

              - North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota

              - Valley Medical Center, Renton, Washington

              - Sacred Heart Medical Centre, Springfield, Oregon

              - Max-Hotel, Seattle, Washington

              - Labor Museum, Tampere, Finland

             

Selected Commissions:                                                                                                                                                          

              - Max-Hotel, Seattle, Washington, 2004-05

              - NBBJ, for Valley Medical Center, Renton, Washington, 2006-07

              - Sacred Heart Medical Centre, Springfield, Oregon, 2007

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